The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple
Rank 158 184 199
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +15
Contract jobs citing Apple 37 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.48% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 1.05% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 17
Average daily rate
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£276 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £274 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £326
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.75 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +4.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -2.89%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2538 3252 3348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.32% 45.74% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 2274 2284
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 108 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £50.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Apple
London

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 29 (43.28%) Apple iOS
2 27 (40.30%) Windows
3 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
4 18 (26.87%) iOS Development
5 14 (20.90%) Android
5 14 (20.90%) Finance
5 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
5 14 (20.90%) MS Office
6 13 (19.40%) Objective-C
6 13 (19.40%) Blackberry
7 11 (16.42%) Scrum
7 11 (16.42%) iPhone
7 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
7 11 (16.42%) iPad
8 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
8 10 (14.93%) VMware
8 10 (14.93%) Web Services
9 9 (13.43%) JSON
10 8 (11.94%) REST
10 8 (11.94%) Migration
10 8 (11.94%) Xcode
10 8 (11.94%) TDD
10 8 (11.94%) Banking
10 8 (11.94%) Windows XP
10 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
10 8 (11.94%) HTML
10 8 (11.94%) Citrix
11 7 (10.45%) OO
12 6 (8.96%) Linux
12 6 (8.96%) HP

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.49%) Node.js
4 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) MS Office
2 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (4.48%) Final Cut Pro
3 3 (4.48%) SPSS
3 3 (4.48%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.99%) InDesign
4 2 (2.99%) MS Project
4 2 (2.99%) Fireworks
4 2 (2.99%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) HTTPS
2 4 (5.97%) SSL
3 3 (4.48%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.99%) Internet
4 2 (2.99%) 3G
4 2 (2.99%) Wireless
4 2 (2.99%) 2G
4 2 (2.99%) VPN
4 2 (2.99%) LAN
4 2 (2.99%) 4G
5 1 (1.49%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (1.49%) HTTP
5 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.49%) Intranet
5 1 (1.49%) LDAP
5 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Xcode
2 4 (5.97%) Selenium
2 4 (5.97%) Subversion
2 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.48%) eggPlant
3 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.99%) Ant
4 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.99%) Toad
4 2 (2.99%) Axure RP
4 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.99%) Calabash
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (2.99%) Maven
5 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.49%) Robotium
5 1 (1.49%) JBehave
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.97%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) iOS Developer
3 11 (16.42%) Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Designer
6 5 (7.46%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.97%) Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Mac Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (5.97%) Security Designer
8 3 (4.48%) IT Support
8 3 (4.48%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) Web Services
2 9 (13.43%) JSON
3 8 (11.94%) REST
3 8 (11.94%) HTML
4 5 (7.46%) XML
4 5 (7.46%) Cocoa
5 4 (5.97%) iOS SDK
5 4 (5.97%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (4.48%) RESTful
6 3 (4.48%) HTML5
6 3 (4.48%) SOAP
6 3 (4.48%) Flash
7 2 (2.99%) J2ME
7 2 (2.99%) WAP
7 2 (2.99%) Core Animation
8 1 (1.49%) CSS3
8 1 (1.49%) .NET
8 1 (1.49%) COM
8 1 (1.49%) CSS
8 1 (1.49%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Blackberry
2 11 (16.42%) iPhone
2 11 (16.42%) iPad
3 10 (14.93%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.48%) Smartphone
4 3 (4.48%) Kindle
4 3 (4.48%) Handset
5 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.99%) Derivative
5 2 (2.99%) Animation
5 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.49%) Social Media
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Apple iOS
2 27 (40.30%) Windows
3 14 (20.90%) Android
4 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.94%) Windows XP
6 6 (8.96%) Linux
6 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.46%) Mac OS X
8 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) iOS Development
2 11 (16.42%) Scrum
3 8 (11.94%) Migration
3 8 (11.94%) TDD
4 7 (10.45%) OO
5 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.46%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (7.46%) BDD
6 5 (7.46%) ITIL
6 5 (7.46%) OOP
6 5 (7.46%) MVC
6 5 (7.46%) Project Management
7 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.97%) Kanban
7 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.97%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.48%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) Objective-C
2 4 (5.97%) Java
3 2 (2.99%) C
3 2 (2.99%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.48%) MCSE
2 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) HP NNM
2 1 (1.49%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.49%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Citrix
4 6 (8.96%) HP
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco
5 5 (7.46%) Remedy
6 2 (2.99%) Reuters
6 2 (2.99%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle
6 2 (2.99%) Adobe
6 2 (2.99%) Sun
6 2 (2.99%) CA
6 2 (2.99%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.49%) Altiris
7 1 (1.49%) Yahoo!
7 1 (1.49%) Google
7 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.49%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.49%) Calypso
7 1 (1.49%) Fidessa
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